Advances in Sequence Analysis: Theory, Method, Applications by Philippe Blanchard, Felix Bühlmann, Jacques-Antoine Gauthier

By Philippe Blanchard, Felix Bühlmann, Jacques-Antoine Gauthier

This ebook supplies a normal view of series research, the statistical examine of successions of states or occasions. It comprises cutting edge contributions on existence path reports, transitions into and out of employment, contemporaneous and ancient careers, and political trajectories. The procedure offered during this e-book is now crucial to the life-course standpoint and the research of social techniques extra generally.

This quantity promotes the discussion among ways to series research that built individually, inside of traditions contrasted in house and disciplines. It comprises the newest advancements in sequential suggestions, coding, odd datasets and time styles, optimum matching and substitute algorithms, survey optimization, and visualization.

Field stories contain unique sequential fabric regarding parenting in 19th-century Belgium, greater schooling and paintings in Finland and Italy, relations formation earlier than and after German reunification, French Jews persecuted in occupied France, long term traits in electoral participation, and regime democratization.

Overall the ebook reassesses the classical makes use of of sequences and it promotes new methods of gathering, formatting, representing and processing them. The advent presents simple sequential recommendations and instruments, in addition to a background of the strategy. Chapters are awarded in a fashion that's either obtainable to the newbie and informative to the expert.

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